Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Army of the Potomac
Capt. Augustus P. Martin
Mass. 3D Battery C Six 12 pounders
Lieut. Aaron F Walcott
1st New York Battery C Four 3 Inch Rifles
Capt. Almont Barnes
1st Ohio Battery L Six 12 Pounders
Capt. Frank C. Gibbs
5th U. S. Battery D Six 10 Pounders
Lieut. Charles E. Hazlett, Lieut. Benjamin F. Rittenhouse
5th U. S. Battery I Four 3 Inch Rifles
Lieut. Malbone F. Watson, Lieut. Charles C. MacConnell
July 3 Battery D 5th U. S. remained on Little Round Top. Battery I 5th U. S. being unserviceable was sent from the field. The position
Casualties Killed 1 Officer 7 Men. Wounded 1 Officer 32 Men. Captured or Missing 2 Men. Total 43.
Erected 1912 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1783.
Location. 39° 47.634′ N, 77° 14.092′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Sykes Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located just north of Little Round Top in Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 121st New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 147th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery L, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 5th Maine Infantry (about 500 feet away); 155th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 600 feet away); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . Reports of Capt. Augustus P. Martin. Captain Martin offered this report discussing the actions of the Brigade. (Submitted on January 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 931 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.